tv [untitled] September 24, 2010 2:30am-3:00am PST
this all happened in may, by august the company announced they were taking out formaldehyde and now advertising all of their products are free of those chemicals. >> [applause]. >> that was a huge victory and it show that is we can change the industry, they are responsive and they can change on a dime relatively quickly. we have products and they work wonderfully and the prices didn't go. there is an initial resistance, we see it is possible to change this industry and happening very quickly. so i want to commend everybody that has worked on that and everybody who has chosen to
think about the research and what they are using. one last reading from the book, this theme and what is possible to do together. this is the- chapter of my book, extreme make over, we need to give the beauty industry, u.s. government and economy a make over. this is a story about 2 of my favorite she ras. the women went to a share holding meeting and carrying 5,000 brooms. in india a broom is a woman's power. by delivering brooms, we are telling them to clean up their
mess. chemical melt down spent 20 tons of gas into their city. they are leading the fight to send justice to their people and the worst fate. mothers carry poisons in their breasts. she accepted the 2004 environmental prize. we are not expendable. we are not flowers offered at the profit and power. we are dancing flames commitmented to darkness and the magic and mystery of life. women have long been slain at the environmental health and justice, from rachel to louis and the family of love canal.
to the women of india and around the world fighting to clean up dangerously contaminated community. today more women have more power than ever before, especially more economic power and political power, women can shift the balance of power and change the face of the future. we are the once we have been waiting for as the poet june jordan. if we can bring ourselves to great clarity as to cause and effect. the environment is us, it is our wombs, our breast milk and families. our children to thrive in our
bodies, unpolluted. the beauty industry and on to the next clean up project, the plastic industry, oil and war industries, too until there are no more toxic chemicals in babies, no more rocket fuel in breast milk or communities burdened by pollution. that is the work before us and that is what we are here to do and thank you so much for joining me for beauty and make over.
philippino librarian. i said why don't we have a reception. i called up the san francisco press and they told me, i told them we would honor dr. rosay, when the doctor comes to the international airport, please let us know. now i am happy that the library has made us up this annual event. they have made this a program at the library. [music playing]